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Web of Science®

Web of Science consists of seven databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports, conferences, and more.

The first three citation databases contain the references cited by the authors of the articles. You can use these references to do cited reference searching. This type of search allows you to find articles that cite a previously published work.

The two conference proceedings citation indexes include the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines. Use these databases to track emerging ideas and new research in specific fields.

The two chemistry databases allow you to create structure drawings to find chemical compounds and reactions. You can also search these databases for compound and reaction data.


Science Citation Index Expanded™ (SCI™ Expanded)

Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes over 6,650 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles.

Some of the disciplines covered include:

  • Agriculture
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science  
  • Materials Science 
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Plant Sciences
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery
  • Veterinary Science
  • Zoology

Social Sciences Citation Index® (SSCI®)

The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully indexes over 1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.

Some of the disciplines covered include:

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Industrial Relations
  • Information Science & Library Science  
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Issues
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Substance Abuse
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's Studies

Arts & Humanities Citation Index® (A&HCI®)

Arts & Humanities Citation Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.

Some of the disciplines covered include:

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Asian Studies
  • Classics
  • Dance
  • Folklore
  • History
  • Language
  • Linguistics
  • Literary Reviews
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Poetry
  • Radio, Television, & Film
  • Religion
  • Theater

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)

This citation index covers conference literature in all scientific and technical fields, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Physics

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)

This citation index covers conference literature in all fields of social sciences, arts, and humanities, including:

  • Art
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Sociology

Index Chemicus® (IC®)

Index Chemicus contains the structures and critical supporting data for novel organic compounds reported in leading international journals. Many records show the reaction flow from starting material to final product. Index Chemicus is a vital source of new information on biologically active compounds and natural products.


Current Chemical Reactions® (CCR® Expanded)

Current Chemical Reactions contains single- and multi-step new synthetic methods taken from leading journals and patents from 39 issuing authorities. The overall reaction flow is provided for each method, along with a detailed and accurate graphical representation of each reaction step.

Note The Current Chemical Reactions database contains an additional 140,000 reactions from the prestigious Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI), dating back to the 1800's.


Current Contents Connect®

Current Contents Connect® is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource providing access to complete bibliographic information of the world's leading scholarly journals.

Current Contents Connect also allows you to search a premium collection of evaluated scholarly Web sites and access evaluated, full-text Web documents in three general resource types: preprints, funding information, and research activities.

Current Contents Connect is published in seven editions and two collections. Only those editions and collections to which you subscribe appear on the Search page.

Current Contents Editions

  • Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (ABES)
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS)
  • Clinical Medicine (CM)
  • Life Sciences (LS)
  • Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences (PCES)
  • Engineering, Computing & Technology (ECT)
  • Arts & Humanities (AH)

Current Contents Collections

  • Business Collection (BC)
  • Electronics & Telecommunications Collection (EC)

Derwent Innovations IndexSM

Derwent Innovations Index combines patent information from the Derwent World Patents Index® with patent citation information from the Derwent Patents Citation Index®.

Derwent Innovations Index (Chemical Section)

The Chemical Section covers patents classified under sections A-M in the Derwent Classification of All Technologies.

Derwent Innovations Index (Electrical and Electronic Section)

The Electrical and Electronic Section covers patents classified under sections S-X in the Derwent Classification of All Technologies.

Derwent Innovations Index (Engineering Section)

The Engineering Section covers patents classified under sections P-Q in the Derwent Classification of All Technologies.

Derwent Chemistry Resource

Derwent Chemistry Resource allows you to browse through the chemical structure database to develop new ideas on compound structure advances and to learn of new compounds that have hit the market.


Biological Abstracts®

Biological Abstracts is a comprehensive reference database of information from over 4,200 life sciences journals. Biological Abstracts features a unique indexing system, called relational indexing, which shows relationships between terms. It also includes a hierarchical index of taxonomic names to facilitate searching by both experts and novice users.


BIOSIS Previews®

BIOSIS Previews is a comprehensive database of information from the literature of the life sciences. It combines journal content from Biological Abstracts with non-journal content from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews and Meetings). Publications indexed include 5,500 international serials, conference reports, books, and patents. BIOSIS Previews features a unique indexing system, called relational indexing, which shows relationships between terms. It also includes a hierarchical index of taxonomic names to facilitate searching by both experts and novice users.


CABI: CAB Abstracts® and Global Health®

CAB Abstracts

CAB Abstracts is one of the largest bibliographic databases covering international research and development literature.

Some of the disciplines covered include:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal and veterinary sciences
  • Environmental sciences
  • Human health, food, and nutrition
  • Microbiology and parasitology
  • Plant sciences

CAB Abstracts indexes literature published in more than 50 languages from more than 150 countries. Source publications include:

  • Serials
  • Books
  • Conference proceedings
  • Reports
  • Patents

Note From January 1, 2009, CAB Abstracts will automatically include all of CABI's full text content.

Global Health

Global Health provides international coverage of all aspects of public health at both the international and the community level.

Some of the disciplines covered include:

  • Bacterial, viral and prion diseases
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Disease vectors
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Nutrition and food safety
  • Medicinal plants
  • Toxicology
  • Social science and health service
  • Community and public health practice, policy, and economics
  • Environmental and rural health
  • Occupational health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Food Science and Technology Abstracts (FSTA)®

Food Science and Technology Abstracts is an extensive collection of abstracts prepared from the world's food science, food technology, and food-related human nutrition literature. Specialist scientists from the International Food Information Service (IFIS) extract the food-relevant information from the original literature to form concise, comprehensive summaries. This provides a quick and easy way for busy food professionals to keep up with new developments and research in the food community. Notable features of FSTA include patent coverage, a searchable thesaurus, and a subject classification scheme.


Inspec®

Inspec covers the significant research and development literature in the fields of physics, electronics, communications, electrical engineering, control engineering, information technology, and the applications of computers to a wide variety of disciplines. Publications indexed for Inspec include over 3,850 journals, some 2,000 conference proceedings, and numerous books, technical reports, and dissertations. Notable features include a comprehensive thesaurus, a subject classification scheme, numerical indexing, and chemical indexing.


MEDLINE®

MEDLINE is the premier database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It contains over 16,950,000 records of journal articles in all areas of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on biomedicine. MEDLINE records are created by NLM and collaborating partners. The articles indexed in MEDLINE were published in more than 4,900 international journals, published in over 30 languages. Notable features include the authoritative MeSH Thesaurus and automatic mapping of search terms to MeSH headings and qualifiers.

See the following sections governing the use of NLM material.


Zoological Record®

Zoological Record is a comprehensive reference database covering all aspects of modern animal research. Its scope of coverage represents every area of animal biology, from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences. The Zoological Record Thesaurus is a preeminent authority on the classification and naming of animals and animal-related topics. Publications indexed include 5,000 international serials from 100 countries.


Journal Citation Reports®

Journal Citation Reports is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.

As a research tool, Journal Citation Reports can show you the:

  • Most frequently cited journals in a field
  • Highest impact journals in a field
  • Hottest journals in a field
  • Leading journals in a field
  • Related journals in a field

Citation and article counts are important indicators of how frequently current researchers are using individual journals. By tabulating and aggregating citation and article counts, Journal Citation Reports offers a unique perspective for journal evaluation and comparison.

Note You can access Journal Citation Reports from either the Select a Database page or the Additional Resources page.

Availability of Records in All Databases Search

Records become available in the All Databases Search function generally within 24 hours after we load them in a product database. As a result, you may retrieve fewer records (and a smaller Times Cited count) in an All Databases search than in a product database search during this delayed period. If you encounter this discrepancy, we suggest that you return later and run a new All Databases search.

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My EndNote Web

EndNote Web is a tool that allows you to manage your bibliographic references. All you need to do is create an account and you can begin to use EndNote Web immediately.

To view the records in your EndNote Web library, click the My EndNote Web link at the top of the page.

To use EndNote Web, you must be a registered user and you must sign in.

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About INPI

The Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI) is the French national institute for industrial property. It is the organization where you you can register your trademarks.

About CABI

CABI is a not-for-profit organization specializing in scientific publishing, research, and communication.